• Mostly cloudy 64°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      77%
    • RealFeel
      62°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
  • Today

    Oct 2

    Hi 78°

    A couple of p.m. t-storms

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      78°
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Oct 3

    Hi 62°

    Cooler; rain in the morning

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      66%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    • Wind
      Gust
      23 mph
    Day Details >
  • Saturday

    Oct 4

    Hi 51°

    Some sun with a shower

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      42°
    • Wind
      Gust
      35 mph
    Day Details >
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Thunderstorms, some strong, this morning through late tonight; storms can bring hail and damaging winds

10/2 10/3 Now: 6:09am
AM 6-10
  • 6am Showers 60° 60%
  • 7am Cloudy 61° 49%
  • 8am Cloudy 62° 47%
  • 9am Thunderstorms 65° 51%
  • 10am Cloudy 68° 43%
PM 5-10
  • 5pm Cloudy 76° 48%
  • 6pm Thunderstorms 72° 52%
  • 7pm Cloudy 71° 48%
  • 8pm Cloudy 70° 49%
  • 9pm Thunderstorms 69° 54%
  • 10pm Cloudy 68° 49%
PM 11-4
  • 11pm Cloudy 68° 49%
  • 12am Thunderstorms 68° 54%
  • 1am Cloudy 67° 46%
  • 2am Rain 67° 71%
  • 3am Cloudy 66° 49%
  • 4am Rain 65° 71%
Hourly Forecast >
Oct  1, 2014; 7:26 AM ET
A noticeable change to cool autumn winds will spread from the Great Lakes to the Northeast between Friday and Sunday.
Gusty Autumn Winds to Advance

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St. John Weather Report

Chicago: Mix of Sun, Storms Ahead as Temperatures Fluctuate

October 2, 2014; 4:29 AM ET

The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies. more >

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Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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